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973.420.0861

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PO BOX 1494 Newark, NJ 07101

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BECOME AN INTERN

SUMMER 2020 SEXUALITY EDUCATOR INTERNSHIP

Masakhane Center is seeking passionate, motivated people to join our education team! This summer program is specifically designed for creative people to work on sexuality education programming through a variety of artistic and/or inventive projects. We are looking for young people who can facilitate sexuality education workshops, and assist our organization in one of the following categories:

  • Curriculum Development

  • Creating Zines

  • Creating short educational and social media videos

  • Photography

  • Poetry

  • Spoken Word

  • Special Event Planning

 

Interns receive extensive training on a variety of sexuality topics and public speaking skills. This summer program is unpaid, but provides travel reimbursement. In addition, all educators are given real world, hands-on experience in the non-profit world and sexuality education field.

 

SCHEDULE

All summer interns must be available to work Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

  • June 30, 2020 – August 20, 2020 (High School Interns Only)

  • May 26, 2020 – August 20, 2020

 

WE ARE SEEKING PEOPLE WHO CAN…

  • Advocate for sex positive, pleasure-focused education.

  • Advocate for reproductive justice, including full abortion rights and the rights of young pregnant and parenting folks.

  • Advocate for the rights of people marginalized for their orientations, gender alignments and/or expressions.

  • Travel throughout Newark. Interns must have experience living, working and/or going to school in Newark or a neighboring community.

  • Use Office365 or able to learn how to use it.

  • Be organized, responsible and reliable.

  • Demonstrate creativity.

  • Work within a team and independently.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. You may apply by submitting an application (below). Only those selected for an interview are contacted (usually within 48 hours).  

 

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SCHOOL YEAR SEXUALITY EDUCATOR INTERNSHIP

THIS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM IS UNPAID, BUT PROVIDES A WEEKLY TRAVEL STIPEND.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate sexuality workshops at local schools and community-based organizations.

  • Create and execute a significant project that utilizes current skills and interests, and are in line with Masakhane’s needs.

  • Assist with social media planning and daily posting.

  • Assist at conferences and health fairs, as needed.

  • Assist in the occasional planning and execution of special events.

 

SCHEDULE

Interns receive extensive training on a variety of sexuality topics and workshop facilitation techniques.

 

School Year 2020-2021 interns must be available from September 1st to May 11th, and able to attend the Fall 2020 training (listed below).

 

After completing training, interns must be available to work at least 15 hours per week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:30 pm.

 

Note: we do not currently have internship availability Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday.

 

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Fall 2020 interns must be available from September 1st to December 15th.

 

Interns must attend a mandatory training on the following days/times:

  • Tuesday, September 1st through Thursday, September 24th   

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

After completing training, interns must be available to work at least 15 hours per week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:30 pm.

 

Note: we do not currently have internship availability Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday.

 

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Spring 2021 interns must be available from January 5th to May 11th.

 

Interns must attend a mandatory training on the following days/times:

  • Tuesday, January 5th through Thursday, January 28th

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

After completing training, interns must be available to work at least 15 hours per week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:30 pm.

 

Note: we do not currently have internship availability Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday.

 

WE ARE SEEKING PEOPLE WHO CAN…

  • Advocate for sex positive, pleasure-focused education.

  • Advocate for reproductive justice, including full abortion rights and the rights of young pregnant and parenting folks.

  • Advocate for the rights of people marginalized for their orientations, gender alignments and/or expressions.

  • Travel throughout Newark. Interns must have experience living, working and/or going to school in Newark or a neighboring community.

  • Use Office365 or able to learn how to use it.

  • Be organized, responsible and reliable.

  • Demonstrate creativity.

  • Work within a team and independently.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. You may apply by submitting an application (below). Applicants are usually contacted within 48 hours. Please do not make follow-up calls.